Virima Technologies Inc., an IT Operations software development company changes name of product portfolio to Virima.

Virima will now be the standard naming convention for the suite of products formerly known as EcosystemManager, designed for the IT Asset discovery, IT Asset Management and IT Service Management markets.

Virima Technologies will realign its strategic direction and products to provide clarity to the market. After consulting with clients and product management and to address Virima’s expanding portfolio, it will simplify and differentiate its brand and product offerings in a crowded and competitive IT market.

“Virima technologies was founded on the guiding principles of supporting Visual Risk Management. Our belief is that you need improved management of the things you cannot see and apply best practice management of both devices and the processes that support your IT operations. Connecting the […]

By | March 14th, 2018|

Avoiding Stragglers During Your Next Data Center Migration

The time will come when every company must upgrade its data center infrastructure. Sometimes, it isn’t as simple as upgrading a few outdated devices – but recently, companies are deciding that a complete data center migration is needed. The drivers may be space, cooling, power, aging facilities or simply cost savings. A company may also have a desire to move services to the cloud.

For IT managers, data center migration can be a scary event. “How will we coordinate with all the stakeholders?” “Will everything migrate successfully?” “How do I know if we’ve missed anything?” “What can I do to assure the company all the services on which it depends will not be impacted?” “How do we follow all the changes as they occur?” These are questions traditional ITAM and ITSM tools […]

By | March 14th, 2018|

What Are the Weak Links in Your IT Services?

IT services consist of many components – some you own and others you obtain from 3rd parties. Like a chain that is only as strong as its weakest link, your services are only as strong as your weakest components. To provide service assurance to users and business stakeholders, your IT staff must understand not only how your services are constructed, but also their weaknesses. Here are some of the common weaknesses that IT organizations should identify:


Most components in your IT ecosystem aren’t designed to work continuously 24×7. They require backups, maintenance windows, periodic restarts and sometimes they fail to operate as intended or expected and must be fixed. The downtime of individual components reduces the availability of your service. Understanding what downtimes are needed for your service components and optimizing when […]

By | March 7th, 2018|

Do Your Change Management Tools Alert You to Unplanned Changes?

Change management is great – funneling changes through a common set of processes to ensure the proper reviews occur and your CMDB is updated; however, how do you know what your change management process is missing? It’s the proverbial question: How do you know what you don’t know? The answer: Seek another point of view. Do your discovery tools alert you to unplanned changes? If not, then you may need some new tools.

Discovery can show you what Change Management missed

If you have decent change management, then your CMDB will generate a picture of your current IT environment and reflect any planned changes that have moved through your normal processes. How do you know, however, if your CMDB is accurate or if someone has been sneaking changes through the back door unnoticed? […]

By | February 28th, 2018|

A Picture Is Worth 1,000 Words – It’s Worth Even More If It’s a Picture of Your CMDB Data

The configuration data in your CMDB is some of the most complex your company has. With list after list of records and complex webs of dependencies, even technology experts have difficulty comprehending its complete scope and many nuances. Adding to the difficulty is the data is continuously changing, as your IT environment evolves and its pace is rapidly accelerating. Why is this important? The systems this data represents are critical to your business operations and you can’t support them effectively if you don’t understand with what you are working.

Humans understand more if they can visualize it

As the saying goes – “A picture is worth 1,000 words.” Whether it is exactly 1,000 or not, the concept is accurate. The human brain can understand much more data in visual form than as numbers […]

By | February 28th, 2018|